Monthly Archives: April 2014

Shor’s Algorithm – Breaking RSA Encryption

In my previous article, I talked about the RSA cryptosystem which is widely used on the Internet for secure data transmission. The power and security of the RSA cryptosystem derives from the fact that the factoring problem is “hard.” That … Continue reading

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Mathematics Talks

Like many universities, the University of Central Florida (UCF) has had many guest speakers this semester. It is quite interesting to hear the thoughts of folks from other universities regarding mathematics and its role. Two of my favorite talks recently have … Continue reading

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Mathematics Awareness Month (MAM) – April 4

Are you participating in Mathematics Awareness Month (MAM) this year? Today’s topic pertains to mental math. Arthur Benjamin truly is impressive at his Ted Talk. Watch it below or visit http://on.ted.com/smcF. Dr. Benjamin’s website says Dr. Arthur Benjamin is both a … Continue reading

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